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Having been awarded city status in 2012, Chelmsford has everything that is expected of a 21st Century city, set within a modern environment full of charm and character. Just a 35 minute train ride away from London, Chelmsford is a lively, vibrant city in the historical county of Essex.

Chelmsford has a great mix of independent stores, high street retailers, restaurants, bars and cafes. Our striking, modern campus is a 5 minute walk from Chelmsford city centre and the train station.

The city has a rich history – it was one of the first Roman settlements in Britain and the birthplace of radio.

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Chelmsford campus experience

What’s on in Chelmsford?


Essex is well known for its vibrant nightlife. Whether you are after a traditional English pub, live music venue or lively bar, there is plenty to choose from in Chelmsford. The city is home to several great nightclubs such as Evoke, The Hashtag, Faces, Missoula and CTZN, all of which are just a short 10 minute walk away from campus.

Eating out

Visit Back-Inn Time to take your taste buds on a journey across America. Offering a mouth-watering menu of steak, Mexican chilli, ribs and 10 different all-American burgers, you’ll be spoilt for choice. They also cater for seafood-lovers and vegetarians. Oh and don’t forget the delicious desserts.

Sporting life

Admirals Park is a beautiful town centre park with a wide range of attractions and facilities including hard surface tennis courts, cricket and football pitches. Chelmsford’s Canoe Club is one of the oldest in England, and also one of the top canoe clubs in the country.


Tenpin has 36 modern fully computerised bowling lanes, American and English Pool tables, table tennis and Amusement Arcades. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.

ARU College at ARU Chelmsford Campus

Queens Building 102, Anglia Ruskin University,
Bishop Hall Lane

Prospective Student Enquiries:
Telephone: +44 (0) 8451 963123

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